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their -- they had a colin kaepernick look alive contest and do doing their kaepernicking there. [no audio] >> reporter: hundreds of students rallied to the song kaepernick fever. the students donned 49 fever here today. usually, they are not allowed to wear hats and jerseys to schools. kaepernick made quite a name for himself here. he played football, basketball and baseball. the chicago cubs tried to draft him out of high school but his passion was always for football. >> i saw a lot of kids buying 49er gears, hats, jerseys. they really took part in this. again -- you know what? it's just the whole hometown pittman high school kaepernick connection. >> reporter: that's the principal of pittman high you just heard from. he said colin kaepernick was one of the first graduates of the high school shortly after it opened and kaepernick set the tone and tradition for students for years to come. reporting live from turlock, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, jade. stay with us for continuing coverage from new orleans. our ktvu team is bringing you live reports from the big easy
. also how 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick's appetite could earn him free meals for the rest of his life. plus illegal merchandise. >> the first game won't be played at the new 49ers stadium till 2014 but it is weeks away from selling all of its tickets. they only have a few dozen left to sell. they are going for $80,000 a piece. for that price, 50-yard line seats and access to walk on the sidelines behind the players during the game as well as tickets to sunday's super bowl. they are the second most expensive behind the 150,000 seats at the cowboy stadium. >>> parkway was shut down after a spill. it happened about 8:00 a.m. this morning. officials say liquid and powdered pool chemicals mixed together and formed a vapor. the truck driver tried to clean up the spill but overcome by the fumes and drove off. another driver reported feeling ill. hazmat was called in and cleaned up the spill. >>> a mobile home fire killed a woman. it broke out at 11:30 p.m. last night. a police officer arrived that home to find a man inside the front door looking dazed. the officer pulled the man to safe
. >> nowhere is kaepernick fever running higher than in colin kaepernick's hometown of turlock. >> reporter: natalie rounded students up. >> make your way to the amphitheater to take your picture. >> reporter: hundreds of students draped in 49ers gear didn't disappoint for the most famous grad, colin kaepernick. >> it's just the whole it hometown, kaepernick connection. >> this is colin. this is signing day. this is anthony hardy and anthony and him are good buds. >> reporter: anthony can either be found working as a teacher or at his business in town. >> one person has changed the town and changed the community. it's surreal. >> reporter: harding says good things happen to good people. he's known kaepernick since hep was 8 when they played against each other. they played together in high school. he's not the only one. >> my dad coached him in football. >> it's a great day for turlock. >> he went to our school. we're just sporting him. >> those are bible verses on his arm. >> reporter: all of that is remembered in the yearbook. until sunday game time. >> coming up at 5:30, we'll go back to
. this is not my first transition. a lot of people want to put emphasis on ellis smith to colin kaepernick. this is my fourth quarterback. that's crazy. you know what i'm saying? it's not my first transition. it's all about playing football. a lot of people forget i think a lot of people in here forgot we had four or five quarterbacks since i've been playing. it's all good. >> reporter: we are getting close to the part of the week people are saying enough talking let's play the football game. we are going to see in an hour from some place that has pirates of the caribbean theme. but until then, let me give you another shot of the sun coming up over the mississippi river. live in new orleans i'm joe fonzi. >> thank you for that. make sure you stay right here with ktvu for continuing super bowl coverage. look at our ktvu team, they will bring you live reports on the big easy in every newscast leading up to the big game. don't forget sunday night after the game switch back here for channel 2 for a live local post game show with all the fans in the bay area and new orleans. >>> we are getting
celebrated by flexing, then kissing his bicep known as kaepernicking, referring to colin kaepernick. well, the sharks have a lot to celebrate. they won 3-2 in a dramatic shootout and they remain the nhl's only undefeated team at 7- 0. >>> 7:23. well, the 49ers and ravens are preparing for their sunday showdown and the two cities are staging their own friendly battles. the san francisco and baltimore symphonies have been trading jabs on social media. there's also a wager between each city's zoo. if the 49ers win, baltimore will rename the bird enclosure, the san francisco 49ers exhibit. but if the ravens win, san francisco will rename an enclosure after them. even each city's lie bay areas have -- libraries have bets. it appears that animals like to stick together. at a montana zoo, ozzie is picking the ravens. he had to choose between two banana pies, one marked sf, the other marked bp. they plan to make this an annual event. the bear has to start picking the correct winner if they want to do this on regular basis. but i think he went to the sf cake first. >> sure. >>> sal, you have to co
. colin kaepernick fans are getting pumped up. how people in the city of turlock plan to cheer on their hero tomorrow. >> cooler temperatures. that's what's in store for your saturday. i'll have more, coming up. >> and we want to see your 49er photos. send them to us, or you can upload them to our facebook page. want to show you a quick look at one of the photos a viewer sent us a little while ago, little mckayla, little 49er fan getting fired up on this eve of super bowl sunday. time now, 9:22. you're watching mornings on 2. . >>> big cheers one day before the super bowl. that's what fans are hoping to send to san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick in his hometown of turlock. [ cheers & applause ] >> yesterday, students at kaepernick's old high school held a special lunchtime rally. today, fans will be back out at the school for a tailgate party. people in turlock say kaepernick's success has been an inspiration for children in the community. >> i saw a lot of kids that bought, you know, 49er gear, 49er hats, 49er jerseys. i mean, they really took part in this. >> at the t
or colin kaepernick? >> joe flacco. >> reporter: really? >> yeah. >> reporter: strange answers in the bay area. so strange he had to take a picture. they can only hope their team wipes the smiles off of their faces on sunday. in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the sheriff's department wants your help catching a pair of burglars. they released this surveillance video of two men breaking into a liquor store saturday morning. they carried out one of the store's safes. one had the word skin on his shirt and the other had the word champion on his shirt. if you know these guys give them a call. >>> cal-osha cracks down on chevron. the violations regulators found out the richmond refinery committed. >> plus new at 6:00 p.m. a show down on the water, water, the sense situation for the boat owners and the last minute offer to get them to move.
harbaugh stood next to colin kaepernick as the team went through drills. they called the 100 minute practice the best of the season. the 49ers are under a new cloud of controversy. the team hoped to move past the antigay remarks of one player. however as ktvu tara moriarty tells us, two more players are now caught in the gay rights issue. >> two of the players who made the video at first denied ever making it. >> set goals for yourself. look forward to the future and it will get better. >> reporter: they told usa today reporter that they did not realize that the aim of the video was to fight bullying among lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens. now that video has been pulled. brook said i didn't make any video. this is america if someone wants to be gay it's their right. when his memory was finally jarred he said it was an antibullying video but not a gay rights thing. when you look at the video they have short clips and the words gay and lesbian was never used. sow pa o.k. georgia had no comment. san francisco was the first team to take part in the it gets better campaigning. coming up
cute is she? that's 6-year-old sara redden sporting colin kaepernick's tattoo in a video called "god rush --" gold rush ." >>> the nfl is playing hard with counterfeiters. the league is teaming one uncle sam to crack down on faked -- fake merchandise. coming up in 15 minutes, the results of operation red zone. new this morning, the 49ers star responding to a team's remarks about gays in the locker room. >>> and the nfl is remembering the young victims of the connecticut school shooting last month. 26 students and staff were killed in the massacre in december. now 26 survivors will held to the super bowl to sing "america the beautiful." they will perform before aleer shaw keys sings "the national anthem." >>> the senate armed forces committee, still questioning chuck hagel during his confirmation hearing. hagel is nominated to replace leon panetta as secretary of defense. ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom. hagel has been taking some heat. kyla? >> reporter: several senators have called on hagel to answer to red flags from his past. we're taking a live loo
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